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A decade to achieve Vision 2030

DEVELOPMENTThe year 2020 marks the 26th year of democracy in South Africa. It also marks that we have only 10 years remaining to...

Malema: Collect 10 million votes, Cheers!

“Cheers!” said Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Juluis Malema as he instructed the party’s 4000 delegates attending its National People’s Assembly to collect...

Steenhuisen sweeps to victory as new DA head

John Steenhuisen will lead the Democratic Alliance as interim leader until the party goes to its elective Congress in 2020.The party’s parliamentary leader...

Tackle racism with a rights-based approach

SOCIETYThe dust has settled on the 2019 national elections, and, while politics continues, life goes on much as it always has for the...

Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals

The return of Helen Zille, the former leader of South Africa’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), to active politics as chair...

Maimane, Trollip step down from running DA

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has resigned from his post, ending weeks of speculation about his political future, which had escalated since...

It’s Byemane, as Mmusi prepares to say so long

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is set to step down as party leader today after a meeting of the official opposition’s federal...

Mashaba quits as Johannesburg mayor

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has resigned from his post — and from the Democratic Alliance (DA) — in protest against the election of...

What does Zille’s return mean for Maimane?

NEWS ANALYSISFormer Western Cape Premier Helen Zille saw off challenges from former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip, and MPs Mike Waters and...

“Comeback Gogo” Zille makes a return

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has a new second in command.The Mail & Guardian understands that the former Western Cape premier saw off challenges...

DA election review recommends Maimane step down

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) post-2019 election review report recommends that party leader Mmusi Maimane step down.The DA’s disappointing run in the 2019 general...

Paul Boughey, CEO of the DA has resigned

Paul Boughey, the chief executive officer of the Democratic Alliance, has resigned. A report commissioned by the party to look into the party’s...

A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future

Elections are moments of reckoning. They can either project a party onto a new trajectory or force a party into introspection.South Africa’s main...

Zille, Trollip faves for fedex head

Democratic Alliance members voting in the October 18 election of a federal executive (fedex) chairperson have a tough choice to make.Four senior DA...

Old and young face off in DA battle

Younger, black members of the Democratic Alliance say former leaders Helen Zille and Tony Leon should stay retired and accept that the party...
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Senator Dino Melaye no send anybody, I swear. He’s always in the mood for...

Senator Dino Melaye no send anybody, I swear. He’s always in the mood for praise and worship. – #from...